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World Diabetes Day 2022: Awareness raised on Diabetes mellitus in Moreh

In an effort to make early detection of Non-Communicable Diseases, a screening for NCDs was held and drugs were distributed free of cost.

ByMoreh Correspondent

Updated 16 Nov 2022, 7:36 pm

(Photo: IFP)
(Photo: IFP)

World Diabetes Day 2022 was observed on Tuesday at sub-district hospital Moreh in Tengnoupal district Manipur with an aim to raise awareness and to educate the masses on Diabetes mellitus.

The observance of World Diabetes Day 2022 was organised by district NCD cell, NPCDCS and District Health Society. The programme was held under the theme 'Education to Protect Tomorrow'. 

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Tengnoupal district chief medical officer Dr Jangkholun Touthang attended as chief guest while DNO, Telemedicine, Tengnoupal district Dr Moshilpha and president Kuki students organisation (KSO) Moreh Lalhrietsang alias Sasang Hmar attended as functional president and guest of honour.

In an effort to make early detection of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), a screening for NCDs was held and drugs were also distributed at free of cost. 

At the programme, Dr Jangkholun Touthang stressed the importance of prevention and the requirement to do regular check-ups and strict drug compliance by diabetes patients. He also appealed all to come to Moreh SDH if there are any suspicions and apprehension of diabetes in their bodies and avail the benefits provided by the hospital. 

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Many diabetes patients who attended the programme were treated and provided drugs at free of cost. 

A Health Liver Campaign for World Hepatitis Day was also observed at the conference hall of Moreh Sub District Hospital. 

The programme was held under the theme, ‘Bringing Hepatitis Care Closer to you, Hepatitis Can't wait’. It was organised by National viral Hepatitis control programme (NVHCP) National Health Mission and Directorate of Health Services Manipur.

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Moreh Correspondent

Moreh Correspondent

MOREH district, Manipur

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